Possums in New Zealand: from pests to pet food

This novel protein has potential as a sustainable option in pet food and treats.

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Should alternative protein always be non-meat or non-animal? In New Zealand one alternative protein being looked at is possums, culled and processed into sausages and jerky for dogs. Read more.

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Buelva, Alma. “Possums in New Zealand: from Pests to Pet Food.” PetfoodIndustrycom RSS, PetfoodIndustry.com, 18 Nov. 2020, http://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/9789-possums-in-new-zealand-from-pests-to-pet-food.

Polarizing Trends in North American Breakfast Cereals

Demand for both health and indulgence signal opportunity to product developlers

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Breakfast cereals are something of a staple food in North America, with 60% of households saying they are a regular part of their grocery basket. However, times have never been more challenging for these core products as competition for the breakfast dollar has intensified considerably over the past decade or so. Read more.

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“Polarizing Trends in North American Breakfast Cereals” Preparedfoods.com, Preparedfoods.com, 28 October 2020, https://www.preparedfoods.com/articles/124648-polarizing-trends-in-north-american-breakfast-cereals. Accessed 29 October 2020.

5 trends guiding pet food into 2025: lux health, science

Mars analysts calculated these trends market share in the UK in 2020 and estimated how they would change by 2025.

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Five trend dominate the future of the dog, cat and other pet food markets in the United Kingdom, according to Mars Petcare ‘State of the Pet Nation’ report using data from Nielsen. While the report focused on Britain, the trends will likely influence pet foods around their world. Mars analysts calculated these trends market share in the UK in 2020 and estimated how they would change by 2025. Read more.

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Wall, Tim. “5 Trends Guiding Pet Food Into 2025: Lux Health, Science” Petfoodindustry.com, Petfoodindustry.com, 14 October 2020, https://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/9676-trends-guiding-pet-food-into-2025-lux-health-science